Thursday, February 22, 2007

premature greying of hair

Grind cleaned curry leaves in to a thick paste without adding water. Mix this with coconut oil. These curry leaves can be boiled in coconut oil and apply regularly for healthy hair. It is well known that this oil can reduce premature greying.

Cut a few Amla(Indian gooseberry ) fruits into pieces, dry it in shade. Boil this in coconut oil until the solid matter is well cooked and appears in a dark color.Massage this oil into the scalp every day. This is the best medicine for premature graying of hair.This oil gives very cooling effect to the head.

Hair loss

Massage the scalp gently with coconut oil daily for 10 to 15 minutes.Use coconut oil for at least three times in a week.

Monday, February 19, 2007

for eczema

Apply coconut oil on portions with eczema. It will reduce itchiness. And makes the skin smooth and clear.

Sunday, February 18, 2007


For vaginitis, mix a pinch of turmeric powder in coconut oil and apply.

for skin care

Apply coconut oil on body. Massage. Good for skin. You can use coconut oil for new born baby also. In Kerala, every body uses coconut oil to apply on new born baby's body. After one hour take bath.For this make a thick paste of green gram powder with water and use this to remove oil residues from body. Don't use soap.

for kids

For the stomach disorders in kids, give coconut milk.It will help to provide more protien to the body. Mix equal amounts of coconut milk and tender coconut water. Give this to children to drink.

for black hair and hair growth

Take Aloe Vera leaves of about fifteen. Remove outer skin and take out the gel. Add this to a pan. Take about the same amount of coconut oil. Boil together. Boil till the gel becomes sand like particles. Cool . strain. Apply this oil to scalp and hair.


Take Gall nut cover (kadukka thodu), Thulasi leaves, black cumin (karimjeerakam),chrysanthus flower(chethi poovu),small onions . Grind all these together and boil in coconut oil. Use this oil to apply in head. Good for sneezing.


Peel and chop small onions (shallots) four or five numbers. Heat little (about two tablespoons) coconut oil in a pan and fry these onions in it. Allow to cool. Apply on finger tips and massage on scalp. Do this regularly for one week. It will help to prevent and get rid off dandruff.

Add 1 teaspoon of camphor to half a cup of coconut . Store it in glass container. Dosage: Massage this oil into the scalp before bed.
Mix 1 teaspoon of castor, mustard and coconut oil each and massage into the scalp.
Mix one part of lemon juice with two parts of coconut oil. Massage into the roots of the hair regularly.

coconut oil and cholestrol

Coconut oil does not contain cholestrol.The flesh of coconut contains steroles and fibres which prevents cholestrol to enter in to the blood from intestine. By scientific viewing coconut oil does not enhance or decrease cholestrol content in blood.The food cooked in coconut oil and the curry prepared using the coconut won’t make any danger to your health.